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Tennis Coaches coach, train and instruct participants in tennis by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.


  • coaches, trains and instructs sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • motivates sportspersons and supervises practice sessions
  • recruits players and other coaching staff
  • arranges entries into sporting competitions
  • promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport
  • officiates at sporting events to enforce rules
  • co-ordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport.


  • working outdoors.

To become a Tennis Coach

  • You need a high level of tennis knowledge and skill to work as a Tennis Coach. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. Tennis coaching courses are available through Tennis Australia.

    Find a Diploma or Certificate in Sport Coaching

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